ERIC Number: ED029424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
An Experimental Curriculum Guide for Teachers of the Trainable Mentally Retarded.
Southeast Regional Special Education Service Center, Downey, CA.
An experimental curriculum guide for the trainable mentally retarded of all ages utilizes activities sequenced in order of difficulty. The unit on self understanding and self care treats physical self and personal care; the communication unit covers language development and observational and listening skills; the social competence unit considers self discipline, social amenities, respect for other people and property, and eating habits. Also included are units on health and personal and group safety; and on sensory and gross and fine motor skills. Further units are on quantitative concepts, with number concepts and practical application; practical skills, with homemaking, shop, custodial, and outdoor skills; and recreational skills with self motivation and leisure time. In all units, objectives are listed with techniques and activities suggested and materials and references provided. (SN)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Curriculum Guides, Exceptional Child Education, Health Education, Homemaking Skills, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Number Concepts, Psychomotor Skills, Recreation, Safety Education, Self Care Skills, Self Concept, Sensory Training, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southeast Regional Special Education Service Center, Downey, CA.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III